Job Description - Banquet Houseperson - Spring 2019 (JPL03097)
Banquet Houseperson - Spring 2019
:Canada-Jasper-The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Be a part of a spectacular event! As a Banquet Houseperson with Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge you will create a special event that our Guests will remember. Your ability to work as a team player combined with your service skills and your engaging personality will ensure that our Guests have a memorable experience.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".
Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Banquets, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
Set up function and meetings spaces as per the Banquet Event Order
Support department assisting food & beverage outlets including setting buffets; staging events & theme décor
Build, set, serve and tear down of coffee breaks
Communicate, anticipate & cater to the group conveners and guests for the duration of stay
Support in house audio visual suppliers (PSAV) where required
Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
Follow all safety and sanitation policies
Other duties as assigned
Food & Beverage experience an asset
Previous banqueting or convention houseperson experience preferred
Valid Alberta driver's license required
Proserve certification required
Previous knowledge of audio visual equipment preferred
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position (includes but not limited to):
Lifting: 5-6hrs/day required to lift up to 50lbs
Pushing/pulling: 1-2 hrs/day
Environmental Stress: busy atmosphere, both internal and external temperatures
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
:Rotating / Shift Work
:02.Mar.2019, 11:59:00 PM
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